Boston, December 17, 2015 – Financial institutions desperate to streamline their middle- to back-office procedures and better their transparency, security, and cost savings are looking to blockchain as the missing technology link. Technology startups and global banks and exchanges are scrutinizing blockchain’s real possibilities, testing the water in markets that are less heavily traded, less manual, and less strictly regulated. But what exactly is the blockchain use case, what obstacles does blockchain face, and to what standards must blockchain pioneers adhere?
Based on Aite Group interviews with a number of leading technologist and business strategists during summer 2015, this research profiles a select group of firms building blockchain-based solutions: Clearmatics, Colu, Digital Asset, Eris, itBit, Leger x, Nasdaq, R3, Setl, and Symbiont. It is the second in a series about blockchain in capital markets—find the first here.
This 25-page Impact Note contains one figure and three tables. Clients of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investments service can download this report.